Educational Heroes: Maria Montessori

Educational Heroes: Maria Montessori

Montessori schools. Montessori toys. The Montessori method.   All bear the name of Maria Montessori – physician, history-maker, educational pioneer. But do you know her story?   ORIGINS OF AN EDUCATIONAL HERO   Maria Montessori was born in the gritty...
Taking Charge of Your Professional Development

Taking Charge of Your Professional Development

Between marking, lesson planning and administration – making time for professional development can sometimes seem like a luxury. For schools, staff PD should be a fundamental policy. Ross McGill, also known on Twitter as @TeacherToolkit, sums it up well: “The...